Swiss voters back same-sex marriage: projected results

Swiss voters have approved the government’s plan to introduce same-sex marriage, according to the first projections, following today’s referendum triggered by opponents of the move.

Shortly after the polls close at noon, market researchers GFS Bern, who has conducted the main polling throughout the campaign, projects that the “yes” vote is heading for victory, which would bring the Alpine nation into line with most of western Europe.

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